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8/25/16 10:58 P

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Sorry Carol, I am so tech challenged.

Got my lab results today. My A1C is down from 6% to 5.9% (normal is 4-6%) and they want it lower. Cholesterol and lipids were the same as last time. He wants me to further modify my diet to get them lower. I'm open to suggestions.


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Work has been crazy, but I am home for the evening.

I am heading out to do chores. DH won't be home til later.

Have a good evening.

Julie

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Does anyone know how to use Power Point? Trying to get this Pack and Sew pattern on it. Carol

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Enjoy your cruise. There are lots of quilt shops there, check them out.

Today was lovely, not too hot, no rain, great day to be outside. So I did. It would be nice if fall came a bit early this year.



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Enjoy your cruise. We went on one several years ago and had a great time.

It has been a long day. I am going to go relax and knit before bed.

Have a good evening!

Julie

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Enjoy your cruise! Where are you departing from? What cruise line?

DH & I would like to take an Alaskan cruise sometime.

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Enjoy the cruise! Carol


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Packed for the cruise to Alaska. Bring it on!

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Thanks everyone, my friend is out of town playing with her grand baby. We will get together when she gets back.

Today was city elections. Very small ballot, but we voted.

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Sounds like you have a plan Bev.

Not to much going on, I need to get out to help with chores.

Have a good evening.

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8/23/16 8:53 A

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That is a good plan Bev. That is what I did for my granddaughter, sewed 5" squares together. I have appmts today. Would rather stay home and sew. Carol

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Gee, thanks for all the anniversary wishes. We will go out to lunch before he goes to work tomorrow. Happy anniversary Nancy, enjoy your dinner.

I have come up with an idea for teaching my friend to sew. I have lots of I-spy blocks in 4 1/2 inch squares (I don't really use that size now), so I pulled enough to make a quilt for her new granddaughter. I have 2 featherweights and will let her use one. I'll teach her basic care and use. Then we will add the border and she will quilt and bind it. I have some bland labels she can fill out and put on the back. I think she can handle it.

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Bev, Happy anniversary!

By the way, we share an anniversary. For us it will be 30 years! We plan on going out to dinner tomorrow night to an old restaurant in town, but we've never eaten their before. I've looked at their online menu - I think I will have the shrimp & grits.

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8/22/16 7:20 P

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Thank you, Pam.

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Bev, Happy Anniversary.

I have been thinking about how I want to landscape my yard. Something I am going to try next spring.

It was back to work and I am tired tonight.

Have a good evening,

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8/22/16 3:05 P

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BEV: Happy anniversary Week and glad you are starting to sell something! Classes and or quilts.
MJ LOVE the quilt, getting some great ideas for mine when I get around to it.


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Happy Anniversary Bev!

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I will try your quilting advice, Bev. I need all the help I can get as I still struggle some with my long arm quilting. Congrats on the wedding anniversary. Your choice of gifts are wonderful. I always appreciate a gift that is useful and wanted. MJ

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MJ, the quilt usually lets me know how to quilt it. For the sail boats I stitched "wind" blowing the sais, and "waves" in the water. Try to decide what elements you want to be "forward" and quilt them less. Heavily quilted areas will recede into the background.

Tuesday will be our 36th anniversary, so today we celebrated. We went to Home Depot and got deck chairs, a turning fork, soil, seeds, and mulch. Yeah I know, but we are being practical and it is what I wanted. We turned the garden and got the mulch down between showers. Maybe tomorrow I can get the walkway and drive edged.

It seems business is really picking up. One of the teachers my girls had has retired and wants some sewing lessons. She is going to come over next week to work out details. And one of DHs cousins wants a wedding quilt for her daughter's wedding next April. Yay!



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Great idea to have an independent agent.

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MJ, the neighborhood quilt is really cute.

For health insurance were are working with an agent whose job is to find the best and most affordable insurance. He was recommended to us my our financial planner. We are not doing this on our own.

We had a beautiful day. It was actually a bit cool this am. I completed on of the embroidery blocks for the Splendid Sampler. I plan on working on it Lady's Day Away on Saturday.

Have a great week!

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Thank you to all. I appreciate all the blocks that you contributed to the quilt. Now to decide on the quilting pattern. MJ

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Yes, very cute! Carol

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Ditto, MJP. Love it!

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MJP Love love love it!

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Thank you, Bev. It was fun to make. MJ

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Julie,
Congrats on the upcoming retirement. It's so nice to be on your own schedule!
Good luck on the insurance. My husband retired last May at the age of 60 and we both started working in our business full time. 2 person business so no breaks on insurance. I'm 9 months older. It was quite a shock to go from company supplied insurance to "buy your own" because it is pretty much worthless! I turn 62 in September so that means I have 3 years and he has 4 years until Medicare. If you have any questions, pm me. And even though the insurance is a pain, we wouldn't go back to him working full time for someone else ever!

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Insurance is a pain in the backside.

MJ, now I will have to add trees to mine, that is just too cute.

Yesterday was oldest DDs birthday, and my parent's anniversary. We had their combined party today. We all ate way too much, so I'll have to walk extra this week.

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Thank you to all of you that contributed house blocks for my SparkPeople Neighborhood Quilt. MJ

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Unfortunately (or forutnatelty) for us we have 5 years before we can get medicare so we have to buy full health insurance.

I spent some time this afternoon putting things back into my sewing home, then sat down and sewed for a while I complerted three blocks for the Splendid Samples

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The medicare supplements are pretty straightforward. I'd hate to have to purchase insurance if I didn't have medicare. Congrads on finishing your quilt.

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Good luck with the health insurance. Luckily we are old enough for medicare and tricare. Thank goodness we both stayed in the AF Reserve and retired with pensions and tricare. Carol

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I had a fairly nice day. The weather has been rainy and it sounds like it will stormy for Saturday also.
We had an appointment to get information on health insurance. We are both retiring in Dec and will need to buy health insurance for 2017. We are going to do some running around but DH was feeling well, he got stung by a wasp last night on his neck.

So I spent the afternoon quilting. I finished my first bed size quilt with my long-arm,

Have a great weekend.

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I have been seeing regular updates on the flooding and the fires. The flooding is horrible, but it is so sad someone would intentionally set fires. I hope there is a special afterlife for them.

Today we emptied the freezer and cleaned the drain pan. It seems to be working ok now, but we still plan to get a new one soon. This one is 17 years old, and has operated in the garage for 15 of them. I fear it is just not trust worthy for much longer.

DH wanted pork chops for dinner, so he grilled and I made squash casserole, green beans, and some mac & cheese for the boys. Both girls came and we had a great dinner and conversation. Love our Thursday dinners.

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We have been seeing a lot of news about it. We are making quilts for those who have lost all. Also, the California fires (close to where I grew up) are really devastating. So many homeless because of these disasters.

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do we have any Louisiana members? It is devastating over there and the media isn't giving it much attention. A friend has set up a go fund me account to help buy diapers, toiletries etc. we are close to there so I feel like I need to help. Carol

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We went to STL to see our new granddaughter. Livvy is a little doll! Her quilt looks great in her new room! I'm so happy to have another granddaughter to make little purses and bags and blankies for. I'm going to work with the older granddaughter, Maddie and start teaching her so she is involved because for almost 10 years she's been the queen and I think there may be a little jealousy there!

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Oh, I love watching storms.

We cleaned up under our hickory nut tree today. The squirrels have been having parties and the failed to clean up when they finished. You couldn't see the sidewalk for the chewed up nuts. So it's clean now, but tomorrow they will be back.



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We had some storms last night. DH said there was an inch of rain in our rain gauge.

Driving home from quartet last night if you looked to the south there was a beautiful full moon, then if you looked to the north the were clouds with lightning.

As I got on the hwy this morning there was a beautiful rainbow.

I am off for the rest of the week and hope to get some sewing time in.

Julie

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Well, we had a nice day even though it was hot. I decided to stay inside and quilt and finished the pinwheel quilt. Now we are having some unexpected thunder storms with very vivid lightning. I love watching the storms.

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We haven't decided if we will keep any of the lambs. DH doesn't want to have too many ewes.

I had a pretty good day. The best part was ending my day playing music with my friends.

Have a great evening.

Julie

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Julie, will you be keeping this year's lambs?

Today it was hot again. Only in the low 90's but after a week of low 80's it seemed worse. Today was grocery and errand day. Didn't meet the bus today, they got to stay home by themselves till DD got off. It was only 45 minutes, but a lot can happen in 45 minutes. They haven't started getting homework yet, so they had to come home and do their chores, which they did.

Well, gonna go catch up on the Olympics. Have a good evening.

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Bev, I can relate, but I am going to over come my fears but with something smaller.

Going to go help with the chores and catch a couple lambs to get weights on them. These are the youngest and smallest lambs.

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Stippling is my go-to standard, too. I really need to learn to do something else, feathers would be nice, but basically I'm chicken.

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Things didn't improve using the pantogram so I decided just to do my stand by of stippling. This quilt just fits on my frame so I plan on trying the pantogram on a smaller quilt where I can have edges and see around it. I got almost half way with the quilting to day.

Have a good evening.

Julie

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It's about learning to dance in the rain.


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8/13/16 11:00 P

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That can be frustrating, Julie. Running out of bobbin thread was always a problem when using pantographs. Have you tried making your own pantographs? I save the brown paper that comes wrapped in my rolls of batting, they are just the right width for my machine. I sketch out my pattern, accordion fold the paper, and stitch along the sketch (using an old needle and no thread). The designs are simple and mirror imaged, but free.

We didn't get our walk in today because of the thunderstorms. Poor pup keeps looking at her leash. Perhaps we will take 2 tomorrow.



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I had a pretty good day. We got out of bed when we felt like it about 7:30 ( I am normally at work by 7:00). We went out for breakfast and then got groceries. I came home and worked in my sewing room for a while. We then went out to Susan's Fiber Shop. She has just about anything you need in spinning supplies. We bought a set of carders, and then found some wool from different sheep breeds- Cheviot, Teeswater and Finn, they are natural colored. Looking forward to spinning it, but DH and I will share.

I got my first bed size quilt on my long arm frame and filled bobbins. I tried using the pantograph but my needle came unthreaded so there was no stitching. It was time to cook dinner so I will go back and try again after I eat.

Have a good evening.

Julie




Have a good evening.

Juilie



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Sometimes it seems I spend as much time organizing as I do sewing. I know it is just cause I wait till it reaches the critical point before I organize, but it isn't my favorite thing to do.

Today was hubby's birthday, and he had to work. So when the girls got off work, we took his cake, pizza, and presents and surprised him at work. Not much of a party, but it was the only way we could all be there.

If it doesn't rain tomorrow, we will have to finish mowing the back yard. Other wise we will have to cut it for hay.

DD brought me my mail, so now I have my houses! Thanks everyone, I love them.



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My day started with my morning workout then on to work. I was so glad when 3:30 rolled around and I could go home. I stopped at JoAnns and bought a couple of quilt bates and some storage boxes. I was cleaning out some drawers with my craft stuff and need some things to organize them. I hope to finish the drawers and then spend some time quilting over the weekend.

Have a great weekend.

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Ginny, the time has really flown by. I know you are getting excited.

Julie, I loved using pantographs with my old machine, but the stylus is on the left with the Fun Quilter and I haven't adapted yet. Guess I need to get more practice.

We are having internet problems. DD's is completely out, mine keeps going out every few minutes. I'm really tired of this, wish we had an alternative.

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3) no-meat meal daily
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I hope the wedding plans are all going well.

We are back to hot and humid weather. We turned the air back on last night.

I am going to go work on putting things back in my sewing room. Just looked at our quilt guild news letter and my 1/2 square triangle quilt is due at the Sept. meeting. I guess I know what is going on the long arm next. It will be my first bed size quilt on my machine. I did two at a local store where you can rent time on a long arm. I am going to use one of panogram patterns I bought.

Have a great evening!

Julie

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Checking in and everyone is so busy!! Congrats Bev on your sale. I love the sign language wall hanging.

Enjoy Carol - nice event.

one more month before the big wedding.

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I sold the little Noah's Ark baby quilt today. I'm glad to have some interest now. Also, DD said everyone is interested in the small "I Love You" ASL wall hanging in her office. She wants me to make some for her to keep on hand to sell. YAY.

Does anyone have a form you use when someone orders a quilt made? I have a simple one for quilting services, but nothing for a complete quilt. Most of mine have been for gifts or friends who just want something for themselves. If I'm going to start taking orders I guess I need something.

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3) no-meat meal daily
4) finish 2 UFO's


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Carol does have a shop, but not sure what it is called, mine is Turtle Works Quilting. I sent you a message.

I have really enjoyed the Olympics today. Loved the canoeing. Wish more of the equestrian was shown.

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I think Carol sells on Etsy, I might not be correct about this but I have a question and here it is:

Does anybody sell on Etsy?
Is it difficult to set up an account?
Is it costly?
Does stuff sell?

Thank you in advance and you can Spark Mail me if you wish.

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Carol, I am officially turning green with envy. Hope you have a great time.

We have come to love our adventures. Every time we go some where we almost hold our breath till something happens. When we had the first flat our youngest daughter said the rest of the trip should be good. Ha! Ya gotta roll with it.

Julie, I think NBC got the message about commercials. There seems to be fewer of them since the opening ceremonies.

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3) 3 fruits/veges daily
4) sew 1 bobbin full
5) do a good deed

July 2016 goals:
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2) strength train 3 days/week
3) no-meat meal daily
4) finish 2 UFO's


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Carol, I hope you have a great trip.

Bev, Sounds like you had quite the adventure.

I am going to go watch the Olympics and spin for a while.

Have a good evening.

Julie

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I'm sure the topic of batting preferences have come up already, but I thought this video was worth sharing:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hH00
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There's a new batting he used that I'm not familiar with, but since I go through a lot of bottled water, I'm thrilled to hear they're being recycled into a batting.

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